Steps to convert RHEL-BASED PV instances to HVM

Posted on November 5, 2014 by CloudThat | Comments(1)

My previous blog will give you an idea as to why HVM instances in AWS are better than PV instances and why people prefer using HVM instances over PV instances. Moreover, the HVM instances offered by Amazon are cheaper than the PV ones. For example, PV m1.medium costs $0.087 per Hour whereas, HVM m3.medium costs $0.070 per Hour.

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Virtualization in Amazon Web Services

Posted on October 16, 2014 by CloudThat | Comments(1)

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances are the central part of Amazon.com’s cloud computing platform, Amazon Web Services (AWS). An instance type determines the hardware of the host computer used. Each instance type offers different compute and memory capabilities.

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Introducing new AWS Feature: CloudWatch Logs

Posted on August 5, 2014 by CloudThat | Comments(2)

In the recently organized AWS Summit in New York, a new extension service to CloudWatch called CloudWatch Logs has been added to the AWS services catalog. Earlierly CloudWatch was only monitoring resource utilization so to monitor application level logs we have to opt for third party tools.

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OpenStack turns 4

Posted on July 22, 2014 by Sangram Rath | Comments(0)

OpenStack turned Four this month. Happy 4th Birthday OpenStack !!

From an initiative back in 2010 by NASA & Rackspace to a worldwide community of 17670 members and 70 user groups across 140 countries and 391 Organizations involved is a laudable achievement in 4 years.

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